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Title History in the comic mode [electronic resource] : medieval communities and the matter of person / edited by Rachel Fulton, Bruce W. Holsinger.

Imprint New York : Columbia University Press, c2007.


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Description x, 392 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Forgetting Hathumoda : the afterlife of the first abbess of Gandersheim / Frederick S. Paxton -- "If one member glories-- " : community between the living and the saintly dead in Bernard of Clairvaux's Sermons for the Feast of All Saints / Anna Harrison -- The pope's shrunken head : the apocalyptic visions of Robert of Uzès / Raymond Clemens -- Thomas of Cantimpré and female sanctity / John Coakley -- The changing fortunes of Angela of Foligno, daughter, mother, and wife / Catherine M. Mooney -- "A particular light of understanding" : Margaret of Cortona, the Franciscans, and a Cortonese cleric / Mary Harvey Doyno -- Fragments of devotion : charters and canons in Aquitaine, 876-1050 / Anna Trumbore Jones -- Naming names : the nomenclature of heresy in the early eleventh century / Thomas Head -- Economic development and demotic religiosity / Richard Landes -- Back-biting and self-promotion : the work of merchants of the Cairo Geniza / Jessica Goldberg -- John of Salisbury and the civic utility of religion / Mark Silk -- Understanding contagion : the contaminating effect of another's sin / Susan R. Kramer -- Calvin's smile / John Jeffries Martin -- Why all the fuss about the mind? : a medievalist's perspective on cognitive theory / Anne L. Clark -- Aspects of blood piety in a late-medieval English manuscript, London, British Library MS Additional 37049 / Marlene Villalobos Hennessy -- Machiavelli, trauma, and the scandal of the prince : an essay in speculative history / Alison K. Frazier -- Low country ascetics and oriental luxury : Jacques de Vitry, Marie of Oignies, and the treasures of Oignies / Sharon Farmer -- Crystalline wombs and pregnant hearts : the exuberant bodies of the Katharinenthal Visitation Group / Jacqueline E. Jung -- Gluttony and the anthropology of pain in Dante's Inferno and Purgatorio / Manuele Gragnolati -- "Human heaven" : John of Rupescissa's Alchemy at the end of the world / Leah DeVun -- Magic, bodies, university masters, and the invention of the late medieval witch / Steven P. Marrone -- Afterword : history in the comic mode / Rachel Fulton and Bruce Holsinger.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Middle Ages.
Civilization, Medieval.
Individuality -- Europe -- History -- To 1500.
Identity (Psychology) -- Europe -- History -- To 1500.
Community life -- Europe -- History -- To 1500.
Religion and sociology -- Europe -- History -- To 1500.
Human body -- Social aspects -- Europe -- History -- To 1500.
Soul -- Social aspects -- Europe -- History -- To 1500.
Europe -- Religious life and customs.
Europe -- Social conditions -- To 1492.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Fulton, Rachel.
Holsinger, Bruce W.
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0231133685 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780231133685 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780231508476 (pbk.)
0231508476 (pbk.)

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